Select month

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

Select day

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31

6th January 1946

Syd Barrett

English musician

Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett was an English singer, songwriter, and musician. Best known as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd, Barrett was the lead singer, guitarist and principal songwriter in its early years and is credited with naming the band. Barrett was ousted from Pink Floyd in April 1968 after David Gilmour took over as their new guitarist, and was briefly hospitalised amid speculation of mental illness and his excessive use of psychedelic drugs.

Read more on

Syd Barrett is known for being a:


You may also be interested in:

  • Lived from
    1946 - 2006 (Died age 60)
  • Birthday:
    6th January 1946
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Capricorn
  • Place of Birth:
    Cambridge
  • Country:
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Famous people who share a birthday with Syd Barrett

There are 19 more famous people who are born on the same day as Syd Barrett. We're showing the top 4 most popular below but you can see the rest here.

See more birthdays on 6th January

Celebrities who are the same age as Syd Barrett

There are 65 more celebrities who are age 76 like Syd Barrett. We're showing the top 4 most popular below but you can see the rest here.

See more people of age 76